List spam

Alain Ketterlin alain at dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr
Thu Aug 18 16:58:04 CEST 2011


Ghodmode <ghodmode at ghodmode.com> writes:

[...]
> Make an effort to curb the spam even if it means killing the newsgroup
> availability.  Choose mailman or Google Groups, or another single
> solution.  Make it members only, but allow anyone to register with an
> automated confirmation email and a CAPTCHA.  Appoint a list admin who
> has a few minutes each day to scan subjects of emails for spammers and
> remove them from the members list.

Or save work and find a public nntp server (or setup one, or ask your
provider), and use a news reader to follow the list (even thunderbird
can do this). No spam, no need to store messages on your machine,
auto-purge after a configurable delay, etc.

Problem solved.

-- Alain.



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